|U.S. House, Texas, District 33|
|January 3, 2013-Present|
|January 3, 2017|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Cost per vote||$14.08 in 2012|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Texas State House|
|Bachelor's||Texas Wesleyan University|
|Date of birth||January 3, 1971|
|Place of birth||Tarrant County, TX|
|Net worth||(2012) $229,009|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Career
- 3 Committee assignments
- 4 Key votes
- 4.1 113th Congress
- 4.2 National security
- 4.3 Economy
- 4.4 Immigration
- 4.5 Healthcare
- 4.6 Social issues
- 5 Issues
- 6 Elections
- 7 Campaign donors
- 8 Personal Gain Index
- 9 Analysis
- 10 Personal
- 11 Recent news
- 12 See also
- 13 External links
- 14 References
Veasey is a former member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 95 from 2005 to 2013.
Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Veasey is an average Democratic member of Congress, meaning he will vote with the Democratic Party on the majority of bills.
Veasey was born in Fort Worth. He graduated from Texas Wesleyan University in 1995. Veasey is a community activist and has worked as a health care consultant, Legislative Aide to Democratic Congressman Martin Frost, Realtor, sports writer for Source Media's IT Network and for the Star-Telegram. Veasey is a member of the Fort Worth Ambassadors, Tarrant County Black Genealogical Society Advisory Committee and Volunteer Center of Tarrant County.
Below is an abbreviated outline of Veasey's academic, professional and political career:
- 2013-present: U.S. Representative from Texas' 33rd Congressional District
- 2004-2012: Texas House of Representatives
- 1998-2004: Staffer, Rep. Martin Frost, D-Texas
- 1995: Graduated from Texas Wesleyan University with a B.S.
Veasey serves on the following committees:
Veasey served on the following committees:
- Committee on Armed Services
- Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces
- Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
- Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
- Subcommittee on Energy
- Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics
Marc Veasey served on the following Texas House of Representatives committees:
- Elections Committee
- Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee
- Redistricting Committee
- Voter Identification & Voter Fraud, Select Committee Vice Chair
- Environmental Regulation Committee, Texas House
- Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee, Texas House
- Redistricting Committee, Texas House
The second session of the 113th Congress enacted into law 114 out of the 3,036 introduced bills (3.8 percent). Comparatively, the 112th Congress had 4.2 percent of introduced bills enacted into law in the second session. For more information pertaining to Veasey's voting record in the 113th Congress, please see the below sections.
Veasey voted for HR 1960 - the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014. The bill passed the House on June 14, 2013, with a vote of 315 - 108. Both parties were somewhat divided on the vote.
Veasey voted against HR 2217 - the DHS Appropriations Act of 2014. The bill passed the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 245 - 182 that was largely along party lines.
Veasey voted for HR 624 - the CISPA (2013). The bill passed the House on April 18, 2013, with a vote of 288 - 127. The bill permitted federal intelligence agencies to share cybersecurity intelligence and information with private entities and utilities. The bill was largely supported by Republicans, but divided the Democratic Party.
On January 29, 2014, the U.S. House approved the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, H.R. 2642, known as the Farm Bill. The bill passed by a vote of 251-166. The nearly 1,000-page bill provides for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through 2018. The $1 trillion bill expanded crop insurance for farmers by $7 billion over the next decade and created new subsidies for rice and peanut growers that would kick in when prices drop. However, cuts to the food stamp program cut an average of $90 per month for 1.7 million people in 15 states. Veasey voted with 102 other Democratic representatives against the bill.
On January 15, 2014, the Republican-run House approved H.R. 3547, a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through September 30, 2014. The House voted 359-67 for the 1,582 page bill, with 64 Republicans and three Democrats voting against the bill. The omnibus package included 12 annual spending bills to fund federal operations. It included a 1 percent increase in the paychecks of federal workers and military personnel, a $1 billion increase in Head Start funding for early childhood education, reduced funding to the Internal Revenue Service and the Environmental Protection Agency, and the protection of the Affordable Care Act from any drastic cuts. Veasey joined with the majority of the Democratic party and voted in favor of the bill.
- See also: United States budget debate, 2013
On September 30, 2013, the House passed a final stopgap spending bill before the shutdown went into effect. The bill included a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate and would have also stripped the bill of federal subsidies for congressional members and staff. It passed through the House with a vote of 228-201. At 1 a.m. on October 1, 2013, one hour after the shutdown officially began, the House voted to move forward with going to a conference. In short order, Sen. Harry Reid rejected the call to conference. Veasey voted against the stopgap spending bill that would have delayed the individual mandate.
The shutdown ended on October 16, 2013, when the House took a vote on HR 2775 after it was approved by the Senate. The bill to reopen the government lifted the $16.7 trillion debt limit and funded the government through January 15, 2014. Federal employees also received retroactive pay for the shutdown period. The only concession made by Senate Democrats was to require income verification for Obamacare subsidies. The House passed the legislation shortly after the Senate, by a vote of 285-144, with all 144 votes against the legislation coming from Republican members. Veasey voted for HR 2775.
Federal Pay Adjustment Act
Veasey voted against HR 273 - Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees. The bill passed the House on February 15, 2013, with a vote of 261 - 154. The bill called for a stop to a 0.5 percent pay increase for all federal workers from taking effect, saving the federal government $11 billion over 10 years.
Morton Memos Prohibition
Veasey voted against House Amendment 136 - Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order. The amendment was adopted by the House on June 6, 2013, with a vote of 224 - 201. The purpose of the amendment as stated on the official text is to "prohibit the use of funds to finalize, implement, administer, or enforce the Morton Memos." These memos would have granted administrative amnesty to certain illegal aliens residing in the United States. The vote largely followed party lines.
Healthcare Reform Rules
Veasey voted against House Amendment 450 - Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The amendment was adopted by the House on August 2, 2013, with a vote of 227-185. The amendment requires that all changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act be approved by Congress before taking effect. The vote was largely along party lines.
Veasey voted against HR 1797 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The resolution passed the House on June 18, 2013, with a vote of 228 - 196 that largely followed party lines. The purpose of the bill was to ban abortions that would take place 20 or more weeks after fertilization.
On The Issues Vote Match
- See also: On The Issues Vote Match
On The Issues conducts a VoteMatch analysis of elected officials based on 20 issue areas. Rather than relying on incumbents to complete the quiz themselves, the VoteMatch analysis is conducted using voting records, statements to the media, debate transcripts or citations from books authored by or about the candidate. Based on the results of the quiz, Veasey is a Moderate Liberal. Veasey received a score of 65 percent on social issues and 27 percent on economic issues.
The table below contains the results of analysis compiled by staff at On The Issues.
|On The Issues Vote Quiz|
|Economic Issues||Social Issues|
|Legally require hiring women & minorities||Strongly Favors||Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right||Strongly Favors|
|Expand ObamaCare||Strongly Favors||Comfortable with same-sex marriage||Strongly Favors|
|Vouchers for school choice||Strongly Opposes||Keep God in the public sphere||Unknown|
|Absolute right to gun ownership||Unknown||Human needs over animal rights||Unknown|
|Higher taxes on the wealthy||Favors||Stricter punishment reduces crime||Unknown|
|Support & expand free trade||Unknown||Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens||Strongly Favors|
|Stricter limits on political campaign funds||Unknown||Maintain US sovereignty from UN||Favors|
|Prioritize green energy||Unknown||Expand the military||Unknown|
|Stimulus better than market-led recovery||Favors||Stay out of Iran||Unknown|
|Privatize Social Security||Strongly Opposes||Never legalize marijuana||Unknown|
|Note: Information last updated: 2014. If you notice the rating has changed, email us.|
- See also: United States Farm Bill 2013
In June 2013, more than two dozen House Democrats, including Veasey, took part in a SNAP challenge, feeding themselves for a week on the average benefit level of a SNAP recipient. Participants agreed to eat all meals from a limited food budget comparable to that of a SNAP participant, approximately $1.50 per meal, or $4.50 a day.
Veasey sponsored the following legislation while a member of the Texas House of Representatives:
- HB 616 - Relating to a study regarding the effectiveness of the James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Act.
- HB 860 - Relating to sanctions available for certain academically unacceptable campuses.
- HB 3089 - Relating to the disposition of vehicles by a local government participating in a program designed to encourage the use of low-emission vehicles.
Representative Veasey announced in July 2011 his intentions of filing a lawsuit to block the state's congressional redistricting plan. He claimed the plan disproportionately diluted minority voting power in the Lone Star State. Commenting on the redistricting plan Veasey stated, "It is Republicans harming minority voters and breaking the law in order to hold and expand their power. It is shameful that Republican leaders in Texas would rather attack and destroy the voting rights of minority citizens than work hard to earn the respect of African-American and Hispanic voters."
Empower Texans Fiscal Responsibility Index
Empower Texans produces the Fiscal Responsibility Index as "a measurement of how lawmakers perform on size and role of government issues." The index uses "exemplar votes on core budget and free enterprise issues that demonstrate legislators' governing philosophy." Legislators are graded along a standard grading scale, receiving grades A through F based on their performance during the legislative session.
2011 Marc Veasey received a grade of F on the 2011 Fiscal Responsibility Index.
Veasey's campaign website listed the following issues:
- Excerpt: "The reason North Texans are seeing news stories about school closures and teacher layoffs is because Republicans chose to cut $5.4 billion from our children’s public education system rather than close corporate tax loopholes or use a part of our state’s savings account known as the Rainy Day Fund."
- Excerpt: "I’m a strong proponent of affordable, quality health care for all and I believe we must be more proactive in addressing health issues. As State Representative, I personally helped secure the second federal medical clinic for residents in my district."
- Excerpt: "As a staffer for Congressman Martin Frost, I played a key role in winning federal support needed to build the freeway exchange and road extensions at Cockrell Hill Road on I-30. Not only did that project create jobs, but the economic growth and development it produced served to create and retain even more jobs."
- Excerpt: "We need comprehensive immigration reform. We need a pathway to legalization for the hard-working men and women who have stayed out of trouble and are living in our communities in the shadows."
Veasey won re-election to the U.S. House in 2014. He defeated Tom Sanchez to win the Democratic nomination in the primary election on March 4, 2014. He defeated Jason Reeves (L) in the general election on November 4, 2014.
|U.S. House, Texas District 33 General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Marc Veasey Incumbent||86.5%||43,769|
|Source: Texas Secretary of State|
|U.S. House, Texas District 33 Democratic Primary, 2014|
|Marc Veasey Incumbent||73.5%||13,292|
|Source: Texas Secretary of State (timed out)|
Veasey received the endorsement of President Barack Obama. Obama said in a statement, "I’m proud to endorse Congressman Marc Veasey in his re-election bid. Marc is a champion for working and middle-class families in the Texas 33rd Congressional District and has quickly established himself as a leader in the fight to fix our broken immigration system."
Veasey won election in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Texas' 33rd District. He and Domingo Garcia defeated Chrysta Castaneda, David Alameel, Kathleen Hicks, J.R. Molina, Carlos Quintanilla, Jason Roberts, Steve Salazar, Kyev Tatum and Manuel Valdez in the Democratic primary on May 29, 2012. Veasey went on to defeat Garcia in the July 31 runoff. He defeated Chuck Bradley (R) and Ed Lindsay (G) in the general election on November 6.
|U.S. House, Texas District 33 General Election, 2012|
|Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
|U.S. House, Texas District 33 Runoff Democratic Primary, 2012|
| Texas House of Representatives, District 95 |
2010 General election results
|Mark Veasey (D)||19,835||100%|
On November 4, 2008, Veasey won re-election to the Texas House of Representatives from Texas' 95th District, defeating Hy Siegel (L). Veasey received 39,150 votes in the election while Siegel received 1,838 votes. Veasey raised $263,431 for his campaign; Siegel raised $50.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 95|
|Marc Veasey (D)||39,150||95.51%|
|Hy Siegel (L)||1,838||4.48%|
The below chart from Find The Best tracks the fundraising events Veasey attends.
Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.
Comprehensive donor history
Comprehensive donor information for Veasey is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Veasey raised a total of $2,626,393 during that time period. This information was last updated on January 27, 2015.
|Marc Veasey's Campaign Contribution History|
|2014||US House (Texas, District 33)||$1,406,491|
|2012||US House (Texas, District 33)||$1,219,902|
|Grand Total Raised||$2,626,393|
|Marc Veasey (2014) Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|April Quarterly||April 15, 2013||$21,706.69||$154,774.60||$(32,613.89)||$143,867.40|
|July Quarterly||July 15, 2013||$143,867.40||$201,381.23||$(57,413.54)||$287,835.09|
|October Quarterly||October 15, 2013||$287,835.09||$154,560.97||$(58,819.49)||$383,576.57|
|Year-End||January 31, 2014||$383,576||$213,185||$(69,278)||$527,483|
|Pre-Primary||February 20, 2014||$527,483||$87,935||$(158,023)||$457,395|
|April Quarterly||April 15, 2014||$457,395||$183,818||$(497,351)||$143,861|
|July Quarterly||July 15, 2014||$143,861||$136,520||$(74,123)||$206,258|
|October Quarterly||October 14, 2014||$206,258||$171,945||$(136,084)||$242,119|
Veasey won election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Veasey's campaign committee raised a total of $1,219,902 and spent $1,198,195. This is less than the average $1.5 million spent by House winners in 2012.
Cost per vote
Veasey spent $14.08 per vote received in 2012.
|U.S. House, Texas District 33, 2012 - Marc Veasey Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Runner-up||$12,983|
|Total Spent by Election Runner-up||$12,983|
|Top contributors to Marc Veasey's campaign committee|
|Nix, Patterson & Roach||$36,500|
|American Fedn of St/Cnty/Munic Employees||$20,000|
|Bass Brothers Enterprises||$20,000|
|American Federation of Teachers||$15,000|
|nternational Assn of Fire Fighters||$15,000|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Public Sector Unions||$74,250|
|Oil & Gas||$52,000|
To view the breakdown of campaign funding by type click [show] to expand the section.
In 2010, Veasey received $201,344 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Texas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Marc Veasey's campaign in 2010|
|Bill White For Texas Governor||$10,000|
|Texas Values In Action Coalition||$8,000|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||$4,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$201,344|
Below are Veasey's top five campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Texas Democratic Party||$10,600|
Personal Gain Index
- See also: Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress)
- See also: Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress)
The Personal Gain Index (U.S. Congress) is a two-part measurement that illustrates the extent to which members of the U.S. Congress have prospered during their tenure as public servants.
It consists of two different metrics:
PGI: Change in net worth
Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org, Veasey's net worth as of 2012 was estimated between $18,020 and $439,998. That averages to $229,009, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic representatives in 2012 of $5,700,168.36. Veasey ranked as the 340th most wealthy representative in 2012. Between 2011 and 2012, Veasey's calculated net worth increased by an average of 994 percent per year. Between 2004 and 2012, the average annual percentage increase for a member of Congress was 15.4 percent.
|Marc Veasey Yearly Net Worth|
|Year||Average Net Worth|
|Growth from 2011 to 2012:||994%|
|Average annual growth:||994%|
|Comparatively, the American citizen experienced a median yearly decline in net worth of -0.94%.|
PGI: Donation Concentration Metric
Filings required by the Federal Election Commission report on the industries that give to each candidate. Using campaign filings and information calculated by OpenSecrets.org, Ballotpedia calculated the percentage of donations by industry received by each incumbent over the course of his or her career (or 1989 and later, if elected prior to 1988). Veasey received the most donations from individuals and PACs employed by the Lawyers/Law Firms industry.
From 2011-2014, 30.28 percent of Veasey's career contributions came from the top five industries as listed below.
|Marc Veasey Campaign Contributions|
|Top five industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Public Sector Unions||$109,750|
|% total in top industry||13.59%|
|% total in top two industries||18.26%|
|% total in top five industries||30.28%|
Ideology and leadership
The website OpenCongress tracks the voting records of each member to determine with whom he or she votes most and least often. The results include a member from each party.
Veasey most often votes with:
Veasey least often votes with:
Lifetime voting record
According to the website GovTrack, Veasey missed 13 of 1,072 roll call votes from January 2013 to July 2014. This amounts to 1.2 percent, which is better than the median of 2.5 percent among current congressional representatives as of July 2014.
National Journal vote ratings
- See also: National Journal vote ratings
Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Click the link above for the full ratings of all members of Congress.
Veasey ranked 156th in the liberal rankings in 2013.
Voting with party
The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus.
Veasey voted with the Democratic Party 92.7 percent of the time, which ranked 117th among the 204 House Democratic members as of July 2014.
Veasey voted with the Democratic Party 95.4 percent of the time, which ranked 104th among the 201 House Democratic members as of June 2013.
Veasey and his wife, Tonya, have one child.
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- The questions in the quiz are broken down into two sections -- social and economic. In social questions, liberals and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while conservatives and populists agree in choosing the more restrictive answers. For the economic questions, conservatives and libertarians agree in choosing the less-government answers, while liberals and populists agree in choosing the more restrictive answers.
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- This figure represents the total percentage growth from either 2004 (if the member entered office in 2004 or earlier) or their first year in office (as noted in the chart below).
- This number was found by dividing each member's total net worth growth percentage by the number of years included in the calculation.
- This figure represents the total percentage growth divided by the number of years for which there are net worth figures for each member.
- This figure was calculated using median asset data from the Census Bureau. Please see the Congressional Net Worth data for Ballotpedia spreadsheet for more information on this calculation.
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